Olivetti Sales Representatives (Fluctuation 1961)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
  • Abstract

    Professional experience as a former Olivetti sales representative. Topics: current occupation according to type and business line; preferred size of company; preferred area of work: in the office or outside the office; occupation before joining Olivetti and reason for change of job; number of job applications; reasons for the decision to apply with Olivetti; impression of applicant screening; participation in internal training courses and judgement on instructors; perceived selling pressure; occupational mobility in the course of employment with Olivetti; cooperation with colleagues and superiors; judgement on atmosphere at work; preferred payment: commission or basic salary; reason and time of departure from the company; financial improvement through change of job; general judgement on change of job. Demography: age (classified); school education; vocational training; professional position; professional career; social origins; regional origins. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate, number of contact attempts.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1961-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Former Olivetti sales representatives
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Oral interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 250
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0340 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21